Today, Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) voted to approve H.R. 2920, reinstituting the Pay-as-you-go (PAYGO) requirement of budget neutrality on legislation passed by Congress. The bill, cosponsored by Higgins, restores rules requiring federal government to offset mandatory spending with equivalent cuts.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that Canisius College will receive a $285,000 federal grant for the fiscal year 2009. This congressional directed grant was authorized through the Department of Education specifically for the development and improvement of the science education program at Canisius College.
Today Congressmen Brian Higgins (NY-27) and Chris Lee (NY-26) joined Congressman Rush Holt (NJ-12) in introducing the Ensuring One Level of Aviation Safety Act of 2009.
BUFFALO – Congressman Brian Higgins, Mayor Byron W. Brown, Assemblyman Mark Schroeder and County Legislator Tim Kennedy, gathered together with Father Jim Cunningham, administrator of the Church of the Holy Family, to announce the procurement of $9 million for the development of the former Holy Family Elementary School into a 35-unit senior apartment complex in South Buffalo.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) voted with his colleagues in the House of Representatives to approve H.R. 3183, the Energy-Water Appropriations for the Fiscal Year 2010 including long term energy and water infrastructure investments in Western New York.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) voted with his colleagues in the House of Representatives to approve H.R.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27) announced that the Village of Springville has been awarded a $3 million low-interest loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for work to improve sewer infrastructure in the area.
Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-27), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, sent a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer outlining components essential to a national health care reform policy that benefits the American people. Leadership in the House of Representatives formally introduced a Health Care Reform bill today, Tuesday, July 14.